Getting started on a health kick is often overwhelming, particularly if there are a lot of changes to be made or many habits that you feel need adjusting. However, as with most things in life, simplifying your approach can remove unnecessary stress and help you turn these changes into easily maintained habits. Here is my […]
If you’re like the large majority of women, it’s highly likely you’ll experience some sort of morning sickness during your pregnancy. However, feeling queasy and nauseous (with or without vomiting) may not be limited to mornings only – and for many women it would probably be more accurately termed ‘all day sickness’. An unfortunate side […]
If you follow me on Twitter, you will be very familiar with my regular posts and re-tweets of articles that discuss gut health, digestion and beneficial bacteria. I do this because I’m interested in bacteria (amongst other things). I’m interested in bacteria because, while there are many factors that influence your health, the right balance […]
Consuming clay is pretty popular at the moment, particularly as there’s been a lot of buzz online, in social media and whatnot. However, although we’re hearing about it more recently, clay isn’t a fad, but a traditional medicinal food that has also been a standard part of detoxification programs for a long time. This morning the […]
As many of you are aware, I practice out of a large integrative medicine clinic here in Sydney, which means I’m lucky enough to work alongside some of the most esteemed names in collaborative healthcare. Lucky for me! AND lucky for you! One of my colleagues is the wonderful Professor Kerryn Phelps, who has just […]
Today I’m guest posting over at Mouths of Mums. Click through to read my top 5 tips to beat morning sickness. Have you used any of these remedies yourself? What did you find worked the best?
Soooo, it’s come to my attention that this is Fabulous Fermentation Week. And while we are now halfway through said week, it is not done with entirely. Happy days. Have you been keeping up with this event? I think it’s an awesome initiative! Created by uber food bloggers My New Roots and Earthsprout, the aim is to […]
Let’s be real. For many of us, over the coming week or two there will be a larger than usual amount of rich food and celebratory drinks consumed. So be it. Enjoy! However, if you are planning to indulge in lashings of delicious excess, spare a thought for your digestive system. Digestion is important, ok? Ok. TOP […]
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Feeling sick through the early stages of pregnancy is not pleasant, but not unusual. In fact, up to 80% of women have mild to moderate nausea and over half of these will also experience vomiting. Once you’re through the first trimester (first 12 weeks) of pregnancy, symptoms will usually start to fade; although some women […]